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AGES 11-19, GENERAL ELECTION, CITIZENSHIP
A toolkit containing everything you need to run your own election!
General Election in Nearly 60 Seconds
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Use this short film as an introduction to how the General Election works.
AGES 7-11, ASSEMBLY, PSHE, CITIZENSHIP
Use this assembly resource to explain what a general election is to younger pupils
What is the House of Commons?
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, HOUSE OF COMMONS
Animation exploring the history, role, work and membership of the House of Commons and how it holds the Government to account.
Introduction to Parliament
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, PARLIAMENT & GOVERNMENT
A short animation introducing Parliament. Can also be viewed in chapters – Parliament’s structure, elections, making laws, your voice.
An Introduction to Parliament
AGES 7-11, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, PARLIAMENT & GOVERNMENT
A short video animation introducing Parliament that can also be viewed in chapters – Parliament’s structure, elections, making laws, your voice.
House of Commons Library Briefing Papers
AGES 16-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Use these House of Commons Library Briefings to provide A Level students with reliable and impartial information on a range of parliamentary topics.
Significant People in History: Emily Wilding Davison
AGES 5-11, LESSON PLAN, HISTORY, SUFFRAGETTES, SEND
Find out about Emily Wilding Davison, a significant person in history.
General Elections collapsed timetable day
AGES 11-16, COLLAPSED TIMETABLE DAY, GENERAL ELECTIONS
Create a collapsed timetable day focusing on the theme of general elections using this resource.
What is Democracy? With Danny Wallace
AGES 11-16, CITIZENSHIP, VIDEO
Author and journalist Danny Wallace takes a light-hearted look in this short film at how the UK is governed.
Different election outcomes
AGES 7-16, CITIZENSHIP, WORKSHEET, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Use this whiteboard resource to explore the potential outcomes of general elections in the UK.
Run a mock election
AGES 7-16, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Use this whiteboard resource to explore general elections in the UK and challenge students to hold their own classroom election.
Elections and Voting
Use this resource to help your students understand the process of a UK general election and the significance of voters' decisions.
The Tower of Power: 14-16 booklet
AGES 14-16, CITIZENSHIP, BOOKLET
A magazine-style booklet that explains what happens in Parliament and how it is relevant to students' lives.
Find Your Way: 16-18 booklet
Download this reference guide to Parliament for students aged 16-18 studying Government & Politics.
Acts of Parliament Quiz - whiteboard resource
AGES 7-19, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Introduce students to key legislation around voting rights, education and working hours with this quiz style whiteboard resource.
Comparing Voting Systems - whiteboard resource
AGES 14-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Compare voting systems including First Past the Post, the Alternative Vote, the Single Transferable Vote and the Party List System.
My Parliamentary Scrap Book: 11-14 booklet
AGES 11-14, CITIZENSHIP, BOOKLET
My Parliamentary Scrap Book is a booklet for students aged 11-14, covering key events relating to Parliament in a school year, from the State Opening of Parliament to school council elections.
The General Election Explained
AGES 11-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, VIDEO
This short film follows the progress of an election campaign right up to polling day and the formation of a coalition government.
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